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Introducing the 2017 Aquatics International Power Issue

These Power Issue honorees love the water and want to share the joys of aquatics joys with everyone.

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The 2017 New Products for Aquatics List is Here

Check out the latest offerings, and stock up on everything you need for a successful swim year.

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Meet the 2016 Best of Aquatics Winners

The facilities that topped our list were those that had one thing in common: They all offered a level of detail and a thinking-outside-the-box mindset that helped set them apart.

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Tech Talk

Cyanuric Acid: Clearing Up Common Misconceptions Cyanuric Acid: Clearing Up Common Misconceptions

Let’s take the confusion out of this water treatment product once and for all

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What is the True Measure of Ozone's Effectiveness? What is the True Measure of Ozone's Effectiveness?

When it comes to ozone as a disinfectant, more isn't always better. How much is...

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Cost Calculators: A First Step Cost Calculators: A First Step

These programs help facility operators estimate the energy costs to be saved with...

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Today's Stories

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions Opens Largest Waterpark in the U.S.
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Kalahari Resorts and Conventions Opens Largest Waterpark in the U.S.

The facility recently expanded to 220,000 square feet. More

Lifeguards Heading to Norwegian Cruise Line Fleet
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Lifeguards Heading to Norwegian Cruise Line Fleet

This summer, Norwegian Cruise Line will become the third cruise line to add... More

Electrical Tragedy Inspires North Carolina Safety Bill, Family Lawsuit
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Electrical Tragedy Inspires North Carolina Safety Bill, Family Lawsuit

After the electrocution of a lone lifeguard, a bill seeks greater protection. More

PlayCore Acquires Alta Enterprises
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PlayCore Acquires Alta Enterprises

Alta will become part of PlayCore's portfolio of products More

This Water Workout is Not for the Weak
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This Water Workout is Not for the Weak

Speedo’s aquatic cross-training push inspires a group fitness class More

Meet USSSA’s New Executive Director
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Meet USSSA’s New Executive Director

Lisa Zarda has a track record of success in association management More

Swimmable Sprinkle Pool to Highlight The Museum of Ice Cream
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Swimmable Sprinkle Pool to Highlight The Museum of Ice Cream

Last year's event sold out in five days and attracted a wait list of more than... More

WAHC Opens Early Registration, Announces Keynote Speakers
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WAHC Opens Early Registration, Announces Keynote Speakers

The 14th annual World Aquatic Health Conference will feature more than 50... More

USA Swimming Foundation and Starfish Aquatics Institute Grow Partnership
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USA Swimming Foundation and Starfish Aquatics Institute Grow Partnership

The organizations will collaborate more closely to help swim lesson providers... More

List of Top Water-Resistant Phones Released
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List of Top Water-Resistant Phones Released

These phones can survive a day at the waterpark. More

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Editor's Desk

Watch Out for These Four Toxic Words
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Watch Out for These Four Toxic Words

The phrase, “That’s not my job,” can be an indicator of something more insidious in the workplace More

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Lifesavers

Extrication Revisited: Take a New Approach to this All-Important Lifeguarding Skill
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Extrication Revisited: Take a New Approach to this All-Important Lifeguarding Skill

When it comes to rescuing unconscious, non-spinal victims, adaptability is key More

Changing Up a Classic Lifeguard Drill
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Changing Up a Classic Lifeguard Drill

Variations on the 60-Second Drill keep lifeguards on their toes More

In Lifeguarding, Scanning isn't Always Seeing
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In Lifeguarding, Scanning isn't Always Seeing

How to develop the ‘Vigilance Voice’ and ‘Big Eye’ to keep a more effective watch... More

What You Need To Know About Emergency Oxygen
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What You Need To Know About Emergency Oxygen

Lifesavers columnist takes the confusion out of adopting emergency oxygen... More

Good Lifeguard,  Good Victim
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Good Lifeguard, Good Victim

Do’s and don’ts of being a lifeguard and victim during in-service training More

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